session on archaeological film (re: anthro in the news)

John McCreery (jlm@TWICS.COM)
Sat, 26 Oct 1996 09:35:08 +0900

Thought this might be interesting for others concerned about how (at least
a part of) anthropology gets handled in the news.

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>From: Peter Allen <pallen@GROG.RIC.EDU>
>Subject: session on archaeological film
>To: Multiple recipients of list VISCOM <VISCOM@VM.TEMPLE.EDU>
>At the annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America and the
>American Philological Association, I will be chairing a session I
>organized entitled, "Archaeology on Film and Television." The meeting
>will take place in New York City at the New York Hilton and Towers,
>December 27-30, 1996. Our session will be on Saturday, December 28 from
>1:30-4:00. The program for our session is as follows:
> Peter Allen: "The Tyranny of 'Broadcast Quality' and Archaeology Films"
> Carole Lazio: "Adjusting the Focus: Archaeology on National Television"
> Ted Timreck: (filmmaker - "The Mystery of the Red Paint People" and
> "Vikings in America") "Who Controls the Vision of the Past?"
> Nicholas S. Nicastro: "Visualizing Archaeology: Problems and Prospects"
> David Kutz: (filmmaker - "The African Burial Ground") "Making "The
> African Burial Ground""
> Lucia Nixon and Simon Price: ""The Sphakia Survery Video"
> Anyone wishing further information should contact me.
>Peter Allen

John McCreery
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"And the Lord said unto Cyrus, 'Shall the clay say to him who moldest it,
what makest thou? Let the potsherd of the earth speak to the potsherd of
the earth." --An anthropologist's credo